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Applying to Business School as a Consultant

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 30, 2021

Founded by a former consultant, Personal MBA Coach helps numerous consultants get into top MBA programs and earn significant scholarships each year. While consulting can be a great industry [...]

Diversity Essay for the MBA: Tips + Samples

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 29, 2021

It’s no secret diversity, equity, and inclusion are incredibly important in MBA admissions. Business schools value broad representation in the admitted student class to enrich the program’s experience for [...]

MBA Career Goals – Part II: Crafting a Compelling Long-Term Vision

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 26, 2021

In Part I of this series on MBA career goals, I shared how to craft a short-term career goal that is specific, realistic, and logical. While ‘checking those boxes’ [...]

HBS 2+2 Deferred MBA Program: Get Accepted

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 22, 2021

Stacy Blackman Consulting has several consultants exclusively dedicated to college senior clients during the first quarter of every year. Their expertise runs deep for the deferred MBA admissions programs [...]

Avoid These Three MBA Application Pitfalls

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 18, 2021

This time of year, our team is doing a lot of “ding analysis”, which is when someone who applied this past year asks our team to help them understand [...]

Articulating Your Personal Story

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 17, 2021

Personal MBA Coach started with the premise that everyone has a personal story and that the most successful candidates craft unique and compelling stories. This continues to be a [...]

What Is an MBA Resume?

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 16, 2021

All MBA applications require you to submit a resume. You may be thinking, “No problem, I already have a resume.” However, it is not quite that simple. An MBA [...]

Kellogg Interview: Format, Criteria + Sample Questions

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 15, 2021

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has created arguably the most collaborative culture of all the MBA programs. The single most important question your Kellogg interview must answer is [...]

Bouncing Back from an MBA Rejection

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 12, 2021

Were you rejected from business school this year? After getting over the initial disappointment, you likely turned your attention to finding out what went wrong. While there are countless [...]

MBA Career Goals – Part I: Crafting a Compelling Short-Term Vision

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 9, 2021

As an MBA admissions consultant, one of the first – and most critical – things I do with clients is help them develop their ‘ personal brand ’. A [...]

How to Get Into Harvard Business School

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 8, 2021

Lessons Learned From Our Admissions Experts “How can I get into Harvard Business School?” That’s the first question that the majority of our prospective clients ask. Our SBC [...]

How to Make Your Resume “MBA Ready”

by Vantage Point MBA on Mar 5, 2021

The resume you used to get your last job is not the one you will use to apply to business school. I know, it’s frustrating! You perfected your resume [...]

How to Ace the MBA Interview

by Personal MBA Coach on Mar 2, 2021

If you have already received an invitation to interview at your target MBA program(s), congratulations! The time and energy you put into your applications has gotten you to this [...]

MBA Admissions Insights on Round 3

by Stacy Blackman Consulting on Mar 1, 2021

Round 3 deadlines are nearly upon us! While the final round is the biggest gamble of the application cycle, top MBA programs have it for a reason. Chiefly, they [...]